Director of Data Engineering

$120K - $140K
Posted on 06/16/18 by Nitesh Saitwal
8 - 10 years experience
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$120K - $140K
Posted on 06/16/18 Nitesh Saitwal


We are seeking a talented, creative, and motivated engineer-at-heart who loves developing scalable, resilient, modern data platforms. This individual will lead a team of data architects, modelers, data integration developers in implementing transformational initiatives at client. The candidate must have experience with challenging projects that involve huge data sets. We are seeking someone who can stay cool under pressure, enjoys fast-paced environments and has experience leveraging agile development methodologies. The resource should have strong analytical skills, unwavering commitment to quality, excellent technical skills, and collaborative work ethic. This role reports to the VP of Data and Analytics


The Director of Data Engineering will be responsible for platform strategy and evolution of enterprise data and analytics capabilities to support Caesar?s emerging strategy for unlocking knowledge through innovative advanced analytics, machine-learning capabilities, search and improved information asset management.  

Required Experience:


?        BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline - or equivalent combination of training and experience

?        8+ years of building business logic layers and back-end systems for high-volume pipelines

?        8+ years of experience with building and leading mediums sized teams of engineers and architects (4-10 FTE)

?        At least 6 years?experience in Data Architecture

?        At least 5 years of leadership experience in a technology role

?        Understanding of data flows, data architecture, ETL, and processing of structured and unstructured data

?        Hands on experience using  Abinitio , DataStage or other ETL tools

?        Experience with building Cloud Computing platforms

?        Experience leading the creation of data lakes, data warehouses, data marts

?        Ability to build prototypes for new features that will meet business needs and are consistent with business goals

?        Ability to iterate quickly in an agile development process

  • Ability to learn new technologies and evaluate multiple technologies to solve a problem
  • Highly developed interpersonal, presentation, and communications skills
  • Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial / collaborative spirit
  • Effective at technical vendor management.
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